Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress provides 10 patterns for sewing 20 gorgeous garments inspired by iconic LBDs from recent decades.
A master class in customising any Alabama Chanin garment from the first three books, plus three brand-new garments with multiple variations.
´´´´Reference for sewers with step-by-step instructions for fitting test garments on the body, then transferring adjustments to paper patterns before cutting out and sewing the final garment´´--Provided by publisher´´--
Nancy Zieman´s pattern fitting approach is easy-- no cutting, slashing, tucking or pinching-- just logical and easy pivot-and-slide techniques, providing a painless method to follow that results in a garment that is comfortable and attractive. Once you learn Nancy´s techniques for fitting, you will find it easy to make every garment you sew fit your size and shape. Multiple fitting charts are included in the book, as well as an index for locating technical information at a glance.
This is a charming collection of practical and beautiful garments, toys and other nursery essentials that will delight every new parent and baby. To make up this compendium, Debbie Bliss has selected her 50 favourite projects from her three most recent books to provide a collection not just for newborn babies but also for toddlers up to two years.
Simply Sewn offers many ideas for wearing the garments year round: a summery sleeveless dress is transformed into a winter look when it is layered with a turtleneck or cozy shrug. Checked capris work into fall when topped with a warm vest.
Welcome to the new era of crochet. Making garments from the top down is a favourite knitting technique that allows knitters to test and adjust the fit as they go. Now, thanks to designer Dora Ohrenstein, crocheters will benefit for the first time from a pattern book featuring the same beloved approach.